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School of Nursing and Health Sciences Requirements


Nursing Courses

Pre-Licensure BSN Program requirements

Students should consult their academic plan for specific requirement information for Pre-Licensure Students and students in the LPN to BSN Track.

  • NURS 102: The Professional Nurse: Roles and Concepts (1)
  • NURS 215: Pathophysiology (3)
  • NURS 218: Concepts in Professional Nursing I (3)
  • NURS 220: Holistic Assessment (3)
  • NURSP 221: Introduction to Clinical Practice (1)
  • NURS 318: Concepts in Professional Nursing II (3)
  • NURS 349: Nursing Pharmacology I (3)
  • NURS 333 Holistic Care in Nursing Practice I (3)
  • NURSP 334 Clinical Practice I (2)
  • NURS 319: Concepts in Professional Nursing III (2)
  • NURS 376: Holistic Care in Nursing Practice II (4)
  • NURSP 377: Clinical Practice II (3.0)
  • NURS 383: Special Topics in Nursing (2)
  • NURS 389 Concepts in Professional Nursing IV (2)
  • NURS 449: Nursing Pharmacology II (3)
  • NURS 433: Holistic Care in Nursing Practice III (4)
  • NURSP 434: Clinical Practice III (3.0)
  • NURS 477: Senior Seminar (1)
  • NURS 478: Advanced Concepts in Nursing Practice (4)
  • NURSP 479: Clinical Practice IV: Capstone (4)

LPN to BSN Option Students

LPN students may receive 9 credits of advanced placement nursing credit for the following courses: NURS 349, NURS 333, NURS 334, and NURS 383. This credit will be held in escrow until the student completes 14 credits of required nursing courses (listed below) with a grade of "C" or better and with cumulative and nursing grade point averages of 2.3 or better.

  • NURS 102: The Professional Nurse: Roles and Concepts (1)
  • NURS 218: Concepts in Professional Nursing I (3)
  • NURS 215: Pathophysiology (3)
  • NURS 220: Holistic Assessment (3)
  • NURSP 221: Introduction to Clinical Practice (1) (45 hours lab/clinical)
  • NURS 318: Concepts in Professional Nursing II (3)

*Supportive Courses

Progression into the sophomore 2 nursing courses requires completion of the following courses with grade of C or better and cumulative GPA of 2.75 at Saint Xavier University.

  • BIOL 202: Human Anatomy (4)
  • BIOL 203: Human Physiology (4)
  • BIOL 206: Microbiology (4)
  • CHEM 109: Survey of General, Organic and Bio-Chemistry (4)
  • PSYCH 101: Principles and Methods of Psychology (3)
  • PSYCH 199: Human Development Through the Life Cycle (3)
  • PSYCH 204: Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • SOC/ANTH: From Approved List (3)
  • ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing (3)
  • MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics (3)
  • PE 124: Health and Nutrition Across The Life Span (3)

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences reserves the right to amend policies and procedures, and other program information as necessary. All changes will be communicated promptly.